2916 Sennebec Road, Appleton, Maine  04862       207-785-5656

The Appleton Library proudly offers a large variety of books, movies, audiobooks, and reference materials for Adults, Juniors, and Young Children.  

We offer:

Book Sales
Peruse our ongoing Book Sale tables.  Our selection is ever changing.  Prices for the new and gently used books are: $2-hard cover, $1-paperback, and 50¢ for small books. This remains our most frequent and consistent fundraising event.
Please consider donating new books or gently used books to our collection and Book Sales table.  Drop off your donation at our Circulation Desk.  We will provide a donation receipt upon request.

Mildred Stevens Williams

Memorial Library

2916 Sennebec Road 

Appleton, ME  04862     


Gifts to the Library

The Appleton Library is primarily financed by contributions, grants, and special events, with some funding from the Town of Appleton. Please consider donating to Appleton Library, a 501(c)3 entity, All donations are tax deductible.

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Our Mission
The Mildred Stevens Williams Memorial Library provides free library services for all members of our community, offering print and non-print materials, computer access, literary programs for children and adults, and facilities for educational, charitable, cultural and artistic endeavors thereby encouraging a love of reading and learning for all.


Tue:   12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Wed:   3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Thur: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

       &  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Sat:   10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Get Involved

Volunteer Staff

The Appleton Library relies on regular volunteer staff to ensure we are open twenty-one hours a week, including two evenings.  Without the support of our committed volunteers, this vital community resource could not continue. 

Please consider volunteering for a shift or portion of a shift.  Ask our staff or give us a call at 207-785-5656.

Library Services

News & Events

  • Collection of 10,000+ items
  • Maine Collection
  • Camden Conference Collections
  • InterLibrary Loan (ILL)
  • Growing collection of periodicals
  • Children’s story hour
  • Summer reading program
  • DVDs, CDS and VHS tapes
  • Audiobooks
  • eBook & Audio Download
  • Activity Packs
  • American Girl doll and accessories
  • Telescope
  • Kindle
  • Public Computers, printer and copier
  • Seed catalogue
  • Appliance Electricity Monitors
  • Community Meeting Room for events
  • Community & Children’s Gardens
  • Community Jigsaw puzzle

2017 Events

July Highlights

Thursday, July 13, 6:00 – 8:00 pm: Family Game Night.  Bring your family and friends to enjoy a variety of games on the second Thursday of every month!  If you have a favorite board game, please bring and share with us.

Tuesday, July 18, 3:00 – 4:00 pm:  Fiber Arts Tuesday. 
Itching to complete that fiber arts project?  Come and stitch with Penelope Olson and Julie Sells on the third Tuesday of every month.  We promise dynamic discussions, and perhaps, laughter while we work on our projects.  As Penelope is an expert fiber artist, please come with questions.

Thursday, July 20, 6:30 – 7:30 pm: Third Thursday Talks:  Intro to Nature Journaling.  Join Maine Master Naturalist Andrea Lani for an evening of art and nature. In this one-hour hands-on presentation, participants will make a journal and try out a range of drawing techniques designed to hone observation skills and silence the inner critic. No drawing or naturalist experience necessary.  

Children Activities:

Saturdays at 10:30 am: StoryTime
for children of any age - hear a story.